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Oakland

July 2019

Oakland – Jollof Rice Festival

July 27 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT

Jollof rice is a one-pot rice dish native to many countries in West Africa. Some consider it the predecessor to the cajun dish, jambalaya. The Jollof Festival is a day-long celebration of the many variations of this dish, unique to the various West African countries that consider it a staple. The experience of the Jollof Festival focuses on the pride West Africans exude in their native dishes. Festival participants not only get to enjoy these foods, but get to interact…

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